Never Give Up: One-Cylinder Fiero, One-Speed Thunderbird!

You know about the Police Brutality 1963 Thunderbird blowing its transmission at the Detroit Irony race, but you may not know the glorious ending to that story. And you've heard of Cadillac's V8-6-4 engine? How about a 4-2-1 Fiero? » 4/25/10 11:45pm 4/25/10 11:45pm

The Top 51 Lemons of the Detroit Irony 24 Hours of LeMons

The 26th race in LeMons history took place at Michigan's Gingerman Raceway last weekend, and we saw plenty of LeMons firsts. For example, the first one-speed "automatic" transmission, and the first twin-turbocharged, mid-engined full-size van. Madness! » 4/24/10 1:00pm 4/24/10 1:00pm

Police Brutality 1963 Ford Thunderbird Prepares For24 Hours of LeMons…

When you've raced a '61 Cadillac Fleetwood at Nelson Ledges, you've already mainlined Concentrated Essence of LeMons. What's the logical next step? Racing a basket-case '63 Thunderbird at Gingerman Raceway in Michigan, of course! » 4/17/10 10:00am 4/17/10 10:00am

Shabbat Shalom, M*****F****R: Team T-Shirts Of The 24 Hours Of LeMons!

Since our last LeMons team T-shirt post my shirt collection has nearly doubled; not only do I get them as bribes from teams, but Chief Perp Lamm has kindly dumped given his collection on to me. » 11/14/09 11:00am 11/14/09 11:00am

24 Hours Of LeMons History Lesson: The Winner's Circle, 13 Races In

Whether your team is considering a run at the overall win or the Index Of Effluency at the 24 Hours Of LeMons, it helps to know which cars have had success in the past.
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For reasons we don't quite grasp, some fans are more interested in the car that takes the…

Jalopnik-Powered Toyota Celica Back Up And Running In The Early…

Some heroic late-night wrenching — and a quick trip an hour north to Detroit — after yesterday's disastrous loss of a front wheel » 9/14/08 11:30am 9/14/08 11:30am — has helped the get back on the track here at the Toledo-Detroit LeMons race. intern Andy Didorosi was at the helm when the Celica (and its Swedish roof) hit the track again around 6:30…